Seminars and Events

Note - All seminars are at 12:00 pm in 303 Elliott Hall, unless otherwise indicated.

Winter 2019

Jan. 10 Sean Barry
Department of Chemistry, Carleton University
Seminar Title: Organometallic Gold Compounds for Atomic Layer Deposition: How Do They Compare?
Jan. 17 John Sorensen
Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba
Seminar Title: Linking Genes to Molecules in Lichen Fungi: Challenges with Heterologous Expression
Tues. Feb. 26 Honours Defences
Zach Visser: Gene Expression Profiles of Potential 6-(4-Hydroxypiperidino) naphthalen-2-ol-based Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators in Banded Killifish (Fundulus diaphanus)
Jun Luo: Green Synthesis of Novel Naphthalene-based 14-Aza-12-oxasteroid Analogues
Thurs. Feb. 28 Honours Defences
Alex Hebert: An Investigation of the Excited State Dynamics of Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanoclusters and a Method for Evaluating the Monodispersity of Metal Nanaocluster Solutions
Jenna McNutt: Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer Reactions in Polyaryl Bisphenols
Mar. 14 Michael Freund
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
Seminar Title: Conjugated Polymer Composites for Biologically Inspired Sensing and Energy Storage/Conversion Systems
Mar. 21 Ashley Parsons
Department of Chemistry, Acadia University
Seminar Title: TA Training Program
Mar. 28 Arshad Siddiqui
Paraza Pharma, Inc.
Seminar Title:


Fall 2018

Sept. 6
Elliott Hall Lounge
Honours Poster Presentations
Alex Hebert: Investigation of Raman-Active Vibrational Modes in Gold Nanoclusters
Jenna McNutt: Excited State Proton Transfer Reactions in Polyaryl Bisphenols
Jenny Hogenbom: Use of 31P NMR Spectroscopy Characterization and Analysis of Phytic Acid
Jun Luo: Green Synthesis of Novel Heterosteroids fro 2-Aminonaphthalenes
Zach Visser: Gene Expression Profile Effects of Dimethyl Sulfoxide Treatment on Banded Killifish
Sept. 20 Stephen Newman
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Ottawa
seminar title: Making Molecules with Modern Methods and Machinery: New Strategies for Catalysis
and Graduate Studies Recruitment with Pizza!
Sept. 27 Mark Stradiotto
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
seminar title: Move Over Palladium: Developing PAd-DalPhos/Nickel-Catalysed C-N Cross-Couplings
and Graduate Studies Recruitment with Pizza!
Oct. 18 Danielle Tokarz
Tour Speaker of Science Atlantic and the Maritime Section of the Chemical Institute of Canada
Department of Chemistry, St. Mary's University
seminar title: Advances in Nonlinear Optical Microscopy